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Danny Shea

Blackburn Rovers FC

2 appearances, 0 goals

P 2 W 1 D 0 L 1 F 2: A 3
50% successful

1914

disciplined: none
captaincies:
none
minutes played:
180

Profile

Full name Daniel Shea
Born 6 November 1887 in Wapping, Middlesex [registered in St George in the East, London, December 1887]. His parents were not Irish.
Notes: Wapping was part of the Middlesex Registration County until 1889.

Census Notes

According to the 1891 census, three year old Dan is the youngest of five children to Richard and Mary E. His father is a dock labourer and they live at 14 Rygate Street in St. George in the East.

According to the 1901 census, Daniel is the third of four children to their parents. His father is a wharf labourer and they live at 9 Agatha Street in St. George in the East, with the Lynch family.

According to the 1911 census, Daniel is a commercial clerk married to Julia with one son, Daniel. They still live at 9 Agatha Street with his widowed mother and two of his sisters, Minnie and Emma.

Married to Julia Slade [registered as O'Shea in Stepney, December 1909].
Died 25 December 1960, aged 73 years 49 days [registered in Stepney, December 1960].
Height/Weight 5' 7", 11st. 7lbs [1923].

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990] & FindMyPast.com

Club Career

Club(s) Began his junior career playing Pearl United FC and Manor Park Albion FC, from where he joined West Ham United FC in November 1907. After 111 goals in 179 league appearances, he joined Blackburn Rovers FC in January 1913 for a record transfer fee of £2000. During the war, Shea was back guesting for West Ham United FC, for whom he was sent off in 1916 for fighting, also helped out Nottingham Forest FC, and contentiously helped out Birmingham FC in 1918. Following 97 league appearances and a return of 61 goals with Rovers, Shea made the move back to West Ham United FC permanent on 21 May 1920 for a £1000 fee, after being placed on the Rovers transfer list. After sixteen league appearances and a solitary goal, joined Fulham FC six months later on 30 November of that year, where he made one hundred league appearances and scored 23 goals. Coventry City FC signed Shea in August 1923, and sixty league appearances followed, with eleven goals scattered amongst them. Fater being placed on the transfer list at his own request, Clapton Orient FC signed him on 14 March 1925, and after 33 league appearances and eight goals, he finished his playing career with Sheppey United FC, when he signed on 15 October 1926.
Club honours Football League Division One Champions 1913-14;
Individual honours Football League (two appearances), Southern League (three appearances);
Distinctions None

Source

Douglas Lammings' An English Football Internationalist Who's Who [1990].

England Career

Player number One of three who became the 376th players (377) to appear for England.
The thirtieth player to come from Middlesex
Position(s) Inside-right
First match No. 117, 14 February 1914, England 0 Ireland 3, a British Championship match at Ayresome Park, Linthorpe, Middlesbrough, aged 26 years 100 days.
Last matchLast match No. 118, 16 March 1914, Wales 0 England 2, a British Championship match at Ninian Park, Sloper Road, Cardiff, aged 26 years 130 days.
Major tournaments British Championship 1913-14;
Team honours Nonee
Individual honoursIndividual honours England Victory (two appearances)
Distinctions Nonee

Beyond EnglandBeyond England

In early 1928, Shea was found to be training in Netherlands. From 13 August 1928, he coached the Swiss amateur club side, Winterhur. Returned to become the trainer at Woking Town FC on 26 September 1929. In 1930's, Shea was running a sub-post office in West Ham. - An English Football Internationalists' Who's Who. Douglas Lamming (1990). Hatton Press, p.221.

 

Danny Shea - Career Statistics
Squads Apps Comp.
Apps
Mins. Goals Goals Av.min Comp.
Goals
Capt. Disc.
- 2 2 180 0 0 min 0 none none
Due to the fact that many matches rarely stuck to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries, errors and substitutions.  The minutes here given can only ever be a guideline and cannot therefore be accurate, only an approximation.

 

Danny Shea - Match Record - All Matches - By Type of Match
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 1 0 0 1 0 3 -3 1 0 0.00 3.00 0.00 -1
Away 1 1 0 0 2 0 +2 0 1 2.00 0.00 100.0 +1
All - British Championship 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 1 1 1.00 1.50 50.0 =0

 

Danny Shea - Match Record - Tournament Matches
British Championship Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 1913-14 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 1 1 1.00 1.50 50.0 =0
BC All 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 1 1 1.00 1.50 50.0 =0
All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
BC 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 1 1 1.00 1.50 50.0 =0
All 2 1 0 1 2 3 -1 1 1 1.00 1.50 50.0 =0

 

Danny Shea - Match History
 Club: Blackburn Rovers F.C. - 2 full caps

Coach: F.A. International Select Committee - 2 full capsx

Age 26
1 117 14 February 1914 - England Ireland 3, Ayresome Park, Middlesbrough BC HL Start ir
2 118 16 March 1914 - Wales 0 England 2, Ninian Park, Cardiff AW Start ir

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